Tag: Anne Arundel County Public School

Glen Burnie Church to give out school supplies, host carnival

Glen Burnie Church to give out school supplies, host carnival

| August 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

It’s colossal. It’s cool. It’s a last blast before school – and best of all, it’s all free. Abundant Life Church will host its 24th annual Super Saturday Kids Carnival and Family Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 23, on the church grounds at 7305 E. Furnace Branch Road, Glen Burnie. The church presents this event […]

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AAWDC YouthWorks! awards AACPS contract for in-school youth programs

AAWDC YouthWorks! awards AACPS contract for in-school youth programs

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC) YouthWorks! announced that Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) has won the contract to provide in-school youth program services in fiscal year 2015. In March 2014, AAWDC YouthWorks! published a Request for Proposal (RFP) for in-school youth programs designed to integrate workforce development activities into year-round academic programs […]

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Expected $2.4 Million ‘Signing Bonus’ For Chosen AACPS Superintendent

Expected $2.4 Million ‘Signing Bonus’ For Chosen AACPS Superintendent

The Anne Arundel County Board of Education is currently conducting a search for the next superintendent to replace interim Superintendent Mamie Perkins.  As has been widely reported, the three finalists are George Arlotto, Maureen McMahon, and Francisco Duran.  The Board plans to appoint the next superintendent at its April 23, 2014 meeting. Two of the […]

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AACPS narrows Superintendent choice to 3 candidates

AACPS narrows Superintendent choice to 3 candidates

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County today announced it has narrowed the field of candidates for the next Superintendent of Anne Arundel County Public Schools to three following interviews with six semifinalists last weekend. The finalists are: Dr. George Arlotto, Chief of Staff and former Associate Superintendent for School Performance, Anne Arundel County […]

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Schools To Study Later Start Times

Schools To Study Later Start Times

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Interim Superintendent Mamie J. Perkins today announced the formation of a 15-person task force that will thoroughly examine school start times at all levels of the school system over the next six months and provide a report to the Board of Education in September. At its December 18, 2013, meeting, the Board of Education – […]

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Southern High Principal On Leave Of Absence

Southern High Principal On Leave Of Absence

| January 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

On January 14, 2014, approximately 9:45 p.m., the Anne Arundel Police Department received information about a possible missing person. Officers spoke with a relative of 39-year-old Mr. Marc Procaccini, the Principal at Southern High School, who indicated that he had not been seen or heard from since 2:00 a.m. that morning. Around the time that […]

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Scholarship Organization Helps First Generation College Students

Scholarship Organization Helps First Generation College Students

| January 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel Scholarship Trust, a Maryland non-profit organization that has provided financial scholarships for first-generation-to-college students since 2000, is re-launching with an expanded model that will increase support of students to prepare and complete their post-high school education and launch a career. Over the past 14 years, 38 youth have received scholarships […]

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Entrepreneur’s Exchange Announces Spirit Of Entrepreneurship Winners

Entrepreneur’s Exchange Announces Spirit Of Entrepreneurship Winners

| January 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Entrepreneur’s Exchange of Anne Arundel County (EE) has announced the winners of its annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards. The Award Ceremony was held at EE’s monthly luncheon on December 4, 2013, at Union Jack’s British Pub in Annapolis, MD. The Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards are designed to recognize local business leaders who exemplify tenacity, creativity, […]

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Anne Arundel County Schools Explain Decision To Not Delay Schools

Anne Arundel County Schools Explain Decision To Not Delay Schools

| January 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Public Schools released a statement around 8:30am this morning explaining how they arrived at their decision to allow county schools to open on time this morning. This morning’s change in the weather pattern put our school system in a difficult predicament with regard to school operations. As we were deliberating this […]

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Anne Arundel Schools Feel Social Heat Over Weather Decision

Anne Arundel Schools Feel Social Heat Over Weather Decision

| January 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

While forecasters predicted an icy commute, and neighboring school districts, including Anne Arundel Community College, delayed the start of school this morning, Anne Arundel County Public Schools started on time. Anne Arundel County Police and Annapolis City Police reported treacherous conditions throughout the county with dozens of accidents reported. The school made a statement at […]

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Southern High’s Zoe Kasprzyk Wins National Art Award

Southern High’s Zoe Kasprzyk Wins National Art Award

| January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nationally recognized art educator Michael Bell sums up Southern High School senior Zoe Kasprzyk in two words: “quiet leader.” So it should come as no surprise that Zoe said she was speechless to hear of her latest honor: She is the sole recipient of the National Art Education Association’s 2014 Rising Stars Secondary Recognition Award. […]

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Police, Schools Announce New Safety Partnership

Police, Schools Announce New Safety Partnership

| January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Police Chief Kevin Davis and Anne Arundel County Public Schools Superintendent Mamie Perkins today announced a new, innovative partnership between the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s School Resource Unit, the Anne Arundel County Crisis Response System (AACRS) and the Phoenix Academy, an Annapolis school which serves special education and alternative education students […]

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Peer Pressure: Eye On Annapolis’ Top Stories Of 2013

Peer Pressure: Eye On Annapolis’ Top Stories Of 2013

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Everyone is doing it, so we might as well too!  Last year continued to see us grow and grow.  On the website, we had 1.4 million unique visitors throughout the year.  Our main Facebook page is ending the year with about 63,000 “likes.” And there are just over 18,000 people following us on Twitter.  Wow–who […]

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Seminar For Parents Of Special Needs Children

Seminar For Parents Of Special Needs Children

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Parents Advocacy Network is hosting a seminar titled “Helping Your Child With Special Needs Succeed in School” on Monday, November 11 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Woods Memorial Church, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park. “Learning how to be an effective advocate for your child with special needs can be challenging”, says Joanna Conti, […]

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Jodie Hogan Named Finalist For Maryland Teacher Of The Year

Jodie Hogan Named Finalist For Maryland Teacher Of The Year

| September 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jodie Hogan, a Spanish teacher at South River High School in Edgewater, today was named one of seven finalists for the 2013 Maryland Teacher of the Year by the Maryland State Department of Education. Hogan is the second Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) teacher to be a finalist for the state award in the […]

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Glen Burnie Church To Give Away School Supplies

Glen Burnie Church To Give Away School Supplies

| August 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Abundant Life Church is inviting everyone to come to its 23rd annual Super Saturday Kids Carnival and Family Fun Day to be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, on its grounds at 7305 E. Furnace Branch Road, Glen Burnie. Everything is FREE! The church presents this event each year as an […]

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Back To School Night Schedules

Back To School Night Schedules

| August 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s never too early for parents to plan to attend Back-To-School Night at their child’s school. More than 78,000 students are expected to enter Anne Arundel County classrooms when the school year kicks off on Aug. 26, and Back-To-School Nights provide parents with a chance to learn more about the instruction their children are receiving […]

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Anne Arundel County Seeks Donations For Back To School Program

Anne Arundel County Seeks Donations For Back To School Program

| July 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman is encouraging citizens to donate to the annual Back to School Program. “More than 22,000 children in Anne Arundel County Public Schools are eligible for the free and reduced lunch program, and many of those students do not have access to the basic necessities to succeed in the classroom,” […]

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Maxwell’s Political Legacy: Not Pretty

Maxwell’s Political Legacy: Not Pretty

After more than seven years at the helm of the Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS), Superintendent Kevin Maxwell will resign and become head of the Prince George’s County public schools, effective August 1, 2013.  What is his AACPS legacy? Many encomiums have been written about Maxwell’s AACPS legacy as a champion of children.  Those […]

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Maxwell Makes It Official–He’s Leaving

Maxwell Makes It Official–He’s Leaving

| June 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

After several leaks and a statement from the Board of Education that rang of surprise, Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell tendered his resignation (PDF) to the Anne Arundel County Board of Education this morning.  In the letter, he said: No single person is greater than a team, and Anne Arundel County Public Schools is no different. I […]

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Start School Later Group Testifies Before AACPS Board

Start School Later Group Testifies Before AACPS Board

| June 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Countywide Citizens Advisory Council (CAC), charged by AACPS with outreach to all school clusters on this issue, came back with a report reiterating its long held support for a later school start time.  The response from the latest survey of school clusters throughout the county was overwhelmingly in favor of this change. The CAC […]

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More Free Meals For Anne Arundel’s School Aged Children

More Free Meals For Anne Arundel’s School Aged Children

| June 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Public Schools will continue to provide nutritional resources for children across the county again this summer, expanding its free summer meals program at 15 sites and aiming to serve nearly 70,000 meals by the time school resumes in August.  The program will run Monday through Thursday from June 24 through August 15. […]

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